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Estartit - Medes Islands - Marató TV3

The Neda el Món Medes Islands crossing, for the TV3 Marathon, by ZOGGS, is a unique and very special crossing. Very special for two reasons: because it is the only solidarity crossing which destinates 100% of the benefits to the TV3 Marathon, and because it takes place at the Medes Islands Natural Park, a superlative natural environment.

From this year 2022 onwards, Neda el Món is going to transform this crossing into a great event: You will be able to choose the length of the crossing according to your swimming possibilities, there will be a crossing for kids, there will be an attendance briefing, the best marks will be displayed, music, DJ, entertainments for the kiddies, a meet-and-greet with the best swimmers, and we will finish with a paella.

These are the distances and trajectories of the adult crossings:

Routes

5.1k swim

3.9k swim

1.7k swim

Neda el Món Medes Islands Junior

If the youngest members of the family want to participate, you will find all the information here.

General classification and group classification

There will be awards for the general classification and for the following categories:

  • General
  • Junior
  • 18+
  • 30+
  • 40+
  • 50+
  • 60+

On-site briefing

There will be an on-site briefing for all swimmers at the Estartit Tourism Office on Saturday at 7pm.

Neda el Món Village

Zoggs and the Neda el Món shop will be at the event’s Village, as well as some other local businesses.

Entertainment area

Attractions for the youngest ones will be installed, with music and a DJ, so you can even enjoy yourself while you’re not in the water.

Meet-and-greet

Swim addicts will have the opportunity to share with the great names of swimming and open water swimming. They will be there for you if you want to take pictures with them or ask for their autograph, on Sunday from 1,30pm to 2,30pm at the Llevantina square in Estartit.

Closing event: Paella

The organisers and all swim addicts who want to participate will finish the party having a huge paella at the Llevantina square, next to the arriving area, while enjoying the music and our DJ. You can book here. Popular prices (adults 14€, children 9€).

Services

  • Car park. In front of the arrival area, on the same Estartit Long Beach, free parking: https://goo.gl/maps/ZBgbj7coC6A2
  • Transfer 1.7k. Transfer to the Medes Islands will be done by boat as we do every year.
  • Food and drink supply. You will be offered food and drinks during the crossing and on land. While swimming you’ll get bananas, water and aquarius (lemonade).
  • Cloakroom service. There will be a cloakroom service for all participants at the arrival area.
  • Physiotherapy. On arrival a physiotherapy service will be offered by a team of professionals from El Quinto Meta.
  • Changing rooms. There wil be changing rooms and showers at the arrival area. Wetsuits can be cleaned there too.
  • Safety/ Medical Service. First of all, kayaks are there to insure your safety. Secondly, there will be inflatable boats in case a swimmer has to be evacuated. And on top of it  a medical service with a boat and an ambulance at the arrival area.
  • Insurance. All swimmers and volunteers will get a Civil Liability Insurance and an accident insurance.

TV3 Marathon 2021: Mental Health

Although this crossing will be held in 2022, 100% of the benefit will be given to the TV3 Marathon 2021, dedicated to seek funds for Mental Health.

Swimcap Zero

Very special element you can find in this event, "Swimcap Zero". For those who want to collaborate with the charity of TV3 Marathon, you can buy for only € 20 the swimcap of the TV3 Marathon here. 100% of income "Swimcap Zero" will be credited automatically to the account of the TV3 Marathon.

Safety buoy

In order to improve the swimmer’s security, the use of an ISHOF Neda el Món safety buoy is recommended.  This buoy makes swimmers more “visible”, and, in case a swimmer gets injured or very tired, he or she can cling to it, without affecting at all the swim effectiveness. For more information click here.

Authorization minors. 

This authorization form must be filled in by the legal responsible person of the minors who want to participate the event.

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